Historic Overview Gilbert Desmet I

Rider

Overall Rank132
NameGilbert DESMET I
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth02-Feb-1931 - Roeselare (West Vlaanderen)
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Biography

Gilbert Desmet (2 February 1931, Roeselare), nicknamed Smetje van Lichtervelde, is a retired Belgian cyclist, professional from 1952 to 1967. In the 1956 Tour de France, he wore the yellow jersey for 2 days, and in the 1963 Tour de France he wore it for 9 days. Desmet won 101 professional courses, including Paris–Tours, La Flèche Wallonne and Four Days of Dunkirk. His best result in the Tour de France was his 4th place in 1962. He finished second in the 1959 Paris–Roubaix.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

La Flèche Wallonne 1964
Paris - Tours 1958
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1958
Nokere Koerse 1960
Vuelta a España - stages 1958 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1960 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1962 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1965 (1)
More results

Seasons

Gilbert Desmet I - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1951 Individual 43 458
2. 1952 Groene Leeuw 8 763
3. 1953 Groene Leeuw 111 299
4. 1954 Groene Leeuw - Huret 233 189
5. 1955 Groene Leeuw 43 492
6. 1956 Bertin - D'Alessandro 1055 34
7. 1957 Faema - Guerra 210 208
8. 1958 Faema - Guerra - Clément 1547 17
9. 1959 Carpano 1120 28
10. 1960 Carpano 1184 28
11. 1961 Carpano 1174 32
12. 1962 Carpano 1188 31
13. 1963 Wiel's - Groene Leeuw 1778 11
14. 1964 Wiel's - Groene Leeuw 2215 7
15. 1965 Wiel's - Groene Leeuw 1157 30
16. 1966 Roméo - Smith's - Plume Sport 258 179
17. 1967 Roméo - Smith's - Plume Sport 227 198
18. 1968 Individual 13 463
Overall: 13564 132